Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD (map link) Bladensburg Waterfront Park is located right where Bladensburg Rd becomes Annapolis Rd.

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Please register for this event.  Boats are first-come first-served. Registration does not guarantee a canoe, but does allow us to inform you if the event is cancelled. Events may be canelled due to incliment weather.  All registered participants will be notified prior to the start of the event if the event is cancelled.

Come discover your Anacostia River by joining AWS for our Thursday evening Anacostia River Discovery Series!  AWS provides the canoes, life jackets, paddles and safety lesson: everything you’ll need to have a great paddling experience.  Each event starts at 5:30 and runs until 7:30.  The events are first-come first-served, so come early for a better chance of getting out on the water.

Please note that for these events we invite groups of four or fewer. If you are interested in bringing a larger group please email [email protected] for more information.

Bladensburg Waterfront Park is a beautiful park situated near the original historical port of Bladensburg.  Just south of the confluence of the North East and North West Branches of the Anacostia River, from this site you can explore the most suburban launch point of the river.  There is a covered pavillion, picnic benches, and playgrounds, so it's an ideal location for a summer evening with your family and friends.

Directions: Bladensburg Waterfront Park can be accessed by car, bus (Metrobus: T18, T14, F8), or bike trail. There is plenty of car parking.

Please click here for a map of the site. 

Click here to register.

Our Paddle Nights are FREE events.  Please consider making a $10 non-refundable donation to support recreation, education and stewardship programs at AWS.  Your donation allows AWS to continue our work toward a fishable and swimmable river by 2025. Please note in the donation form that this is a contribution to Paddle Nights. 

This donation will not be refunded if the event is cancelled for any reason.


For more information, email [email protected]

Event Date and Time: 
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm


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